Self-Guided Bike Tour

Brooklyn Bike Tour

Enjoy a leisurely bike tour along Brooklyn's coast, through Bath Beach, Fort Hamilton and Bay Ridge. This self-guided bike tour starts from our location at Bensonhurst Park, one of Brooklyn’s most popular recreation areas, and steers you on dedicated bike paths safely away from vehicular traffic to numerous incredible points of interest, including Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, the Coney Island Museum, Owls Head Park, and many more. Included FREE with half-day and full-day rentals.

Enjoy a leisurely bike tour along the New York Harbor, the famous NYC bay in South Brooklyn. Included FREE with half-day and full-day rentals, this self-guided bike tour starts from our location at Bensonhurst Park, the grassy recreation area near the Belt Parkway, and navigates you to the bay’s numerous points of interest, including Bath Beach Park, Adventures Amusement Park, MCU Park, and many more.

Your tour begins with a brisk ride on the waterfront path, a dedicated bike path safely away from vehicular traffic, that runs parralel to the Shore Parkway. Along the paved path you’ll see some of New York’s most iconic views, including the Statue of Liberty and the Manhattan skyline. Once you reach Owl’s Head Park, take a moment to observe the impressive views before heading back toward Brighton Beach, where you can grab a bite to eat at Nathan’s Famous Hotdogs or learn about the local marine life at the New York Aquarium.

Starting at $26

Skill Level

Approx. Time

3 – 4 hours


10 Miles Round-Trip
Luna Park

An homage to the original Coney Island amusement parks that thrived in the early 1900’s, Luna Park now offers thrill rides, carnival games, souvenir shops and classic dining options.
The charming pinwheel-style decor at the entrance also makes for a great photo backdrop when the park is closed during the off season.

Dedicated Waterfront Bike Path

Enjoy this leisurely ride away from vehicular traffic on Brooklyn’s dedicated waterfront bike path along Gravesend Bay. This bike path will allow you to see things like the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge along with other beautify Bay views.

Harbor Defense Museum

Also called “The Caponier,” this historic museum is operated by the United States Department of Defense and features artifacts ranging from the Revolutionary War to WWII.

New York Aquarium

With a focus on conservation and preserving the local marine life, the New York Aquarium opened in 1896 and is the oldest continually operating aquarium in the country.

Upper Bay

New York’s Upper Bay is a popular destination for sailing, kayaking and fishing. It also offers incredible views of some of New York’s most iconic places, including the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.

MCU Park

This park is much more than just the home of the Brooklyn Cyclones minor league baseball team – the Coney Island event center has also held concerts for such artists as Daft Punk and Snoop Dogg, and has hosted numerous professional wrestling events.

B&B Carousel

Originally completed in 1909, the monumental carousel moved throught the city before receiving a $1.7 million restoration and settling into its current home at Speelechase Plaza inside Luna Park.

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Included with this

Self-Guided Tour

  • Your choice of bike
  • A helmet
  • A bike lock

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What to bring & wear

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Water bottle
  • Your camera
  • Snacks, or cash for lunch

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Tour FAQs

What's included on my tour?

Our self-guided tours include your choice of bicycle, a route map with all the great points of interest and historic facts about the area, a helmet, bike bag or basket, and a bike lock. Plus, our rental clerks are happy to help you select the perfect bike for your adventure.

What do I need to bring?

We have your ride and route covered - so all you need to bring are comfortable clothes and shoes, sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and your camera. And don't forget to bring some cash for lunch or a snack along the way! Bike bags/baskets are provided on all bikes for easy storage of items.

How long is the tour?

While on one of our self-guided tours, you can expect to be out exploring for 3 to 4 hours. This includes approximately 2 hours of riding time and 1 to 2 hours for lunch, shopping, photo opts, and exploring the area.

I want to take the tour...

You've made a great choice! We have plenty of bikes available, so no need to call, just come by. When you arrive, mention the bike tour. Our fantastic staff will ensure that you have everything you need. We don't take reservations, so please stop by our location.

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